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  1. Using a bipolar transistor to turn a load on and off
    For situations when your microcontroller (or whatever) can't do it on its own. - by (*steve*)
    Updated: Jul 6, 2014
  2. Do I need a heatsink? How big?
    A simple inroduction to heatsinking components - by (*steve*)
    Updated: Jul 6, 2014
  3. PCB prototype manufacturing calculator
    Find the least expensive PCP manufacturer for your hobby project - by Harald Kapp
    Updated: Jun 4, 2014
  4. How to take photos of circuit boards
    Hints and tips on how to take optimal photos of your circuit boards - by KrisBlueNZ
    Updated: May 5, 2014
  5. Adding new components to LTSPICE
    add models and subcircuits from other sources - by Harald Kapp
    Updated: May 13, 2014

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  1. LTSPICE Shortcuts

    Time-saving Keyboard Shortcuts for LTSpice
  2. How to take photos of circuit boards

    Hints and tips on how to take optimal photos of your circuit boards
  3. Long duration timers - Notes for beginners

    Tips for beginners on long duration timers.
  4. Got a question about driving LEDs?

    A list of common anwers and links to useful documentation on driving LEDs.
  1. Simulating sawtooth and triangular waveforms

    simulate sawtooth and triangular waveforms in LTSPICE using a PULSE source
    Updated:
    Jun 10, 2016
  2. Power Supplies - Common Terms and Limitations

    What is a power supply (source) and how can I control the voltage and current?
    Updated:
    Feb 23, 2016
  3. Electronics Talk - interesting interviews and shows

    Interesting videos with/on Electronics Legends
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    Feb 17, 2016
  4. Stepper Motor Max RPM

    Details on how to calculate stepper motor max RPM.
    Updated:
    Jan 27, 2016
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    Nov 3, 2015
  6. Logos for electronic component manufacturers

    Quick reference for common manufacturer logos on electronic components
    Updated:
    Dec 30, 2014
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    Nov 17, 2014
  8. Component Identification

    Some useful component identification information
    Updated:
    Oct 23, 2014
  9. Compilation of useful electronics software

    This resource will provide list of software that a electronics hobbyist may find useful
    Updated:
    Oct 4, 2014
  10. Compilation of useful electronics sites

    This resource will provide list of sites that a electronics hobbyist may find useful
    Updated:
    Oct 2, 2014
  11. Digital temperature measurements

    Calibrating your finger for more accurate subjective assesments.
    Updated:
    Aug 25, 2014
  12. List of EDA packages

    Lists of EDA (schematic and PCB) packages: free/open-source, free limited versions, and commercial
    Updated:
    Aug 22, 2014
  13. Component suppliers

    Names and web addresses for companies that supply electronic components
    Updated:
    Jul 23, 2014
  14. Logic gates

    Explanations about logic gates and what they can be used for
    Updated:
    Jul 16, 2014
  15. Electronic power and resistance rules

    Power and resistance rules you need to know (Further edits ongoing)
    Updated:
    Jul 10, 2014
  16. Using a bipolar transistor to turn a load on and off

    For situations when your microcontroller (or whatever) can't do it on its own.
    Updated:
    Jul 6, 2014
  17. Do I need a heatsink? How big?

    A simple inroduction to heatsinking components
    Updated:
    Jul 6, 2014
  18. Saturation in transistors (BJTs) - why and how

    The reason you would saturate a BJT, and how to calculate base current and resistor values
    Updated:
    Jul 6, 2014
  19. Photos with phones

    How to take a good closeup image with your phone
    Updated:
    Jul 5, 2014